Dr. Iyabo Ojikutu is a board certified pediatrician, fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her medical degree at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria. She has been practicing pediatrics for 26 years, since the age of 22, and currently owns, and runs her practice in Atlanta, Georgia, where she lives with er two daughters. She has been teaching and mentoring medical students for 13 years, and serving a low income, and poorly advantaged community in Georgia where her practice is located. Dr Ojikutu is also an author. Her first book is titled Permanent Happiness, which she Indie published in May 2017. Her writing began in December 2015, after her dear father passed. She wrote another book behind this one, which is not yet published, and is currently writing her third. Dr Ojikutu also writes a blog-The Peace Place Blog, which can be found on her website www.driyabo.com.
Jamie Bennett is the Founder & CEO at The Lifestyle Group. Jamie is in the people business. She serves her clients in three capacities as a LifeStyle Strategist, HR Consultant and a Certified Life Coach. Her mission is to help her busy clients create strategies that help them delegate more effectively in their personal lives, operate effective HR practices in their business and/or move forward on the things they really want to accomplish. Jamie started her career with The Federal Reserve Bank of New York after receiving her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics at Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga. She moved on to Lehman Brothers where she developed her problem solving and organizational skills. After obtaining her Master of Business Administration Degree from CUNY-Baruch College, The Zicklin School of Business, she gained valuable operations and process improvement experience working for a financial services non-profit. Originally from Annapolis, Maryland, Jamie now resides in Atlanta, Ga. She is an avid reader of business biographies and fiction, a mentor to several young professionals, as well as an active volunteer at her son’s school.
Melanie D Ivey is the Founder at Beautifully Made. Her purpose is to awaken inner greatness and illuminate the power and passion that lies within. Melanie believes that inspiration, empowerment, and introspection are tools that help us unlock our purpose. She is excited about helping women reach their best selves so in turn they can love, serve, and empower others to do the same. As a certified Personal Development and Executive Coach (lovingly nicknamed “The Success Architect”), Melanie is passionate about helping women find and fulfill their life’s purpose with confidence, tenacity, and authenticity.
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Clarissa Sparks is a brand strategist, experienced facilitaor, and founder of the She Sparks Agency in Atlanta, Georgia. She is passionate about leveraging her experience across a wide range of industries to help multi-passionate entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, and corporations design innovative, sustainable business models and strategies. Clarissa turns ideas into visual and tangible experiences, and always brings a new perspective to the table – inspiring others to make an impact. She is the author of This Little Light of Mine, A Guided Journal of Purpose, Passion and Shine and co-author of Business & Career for the Christian Woman.